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Profile Information

Rank
Seaman
Enlisted Rating
Builder
Where were you or your family stationed?
NTC, San Diego, 420-67
Port Hueneme, CA
NSA, Danang, RVN
NS, Argentia, NFLD
NAS, Alameda, CA
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 24, 1967
End date of your service
October 9, 1970

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Dave 'Spud' Sawley

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 2:52am 0 Comments

 After Argentia, NFLD, I was stationed at NAS, Alameda, CA. I was assigned to the small SeaBee unit there. While there, a civilian who worked at the glass shop taught me how to repair broken windows. They were all the same size, So when we got a broken window report, we just replace the sash with a new pane in it. Then we took all of the old sashes, cleaned and repainted them, and put in new glass for the next job. It was a pretty good system. We always had several to do every day!…

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Dave 'Spud' Sawley

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 2:35am 0 Comments

 Before I was stationed at NAS, Argentia, I was stationed at Naval Support Activity, Danang, Vietnam in the Public Works Dept at Camp Thien Sha. My main job there was building and maintaining/repairing fences. Sometimes I helped out with Pest Control, too. Sometimes I worked with and supervised Vietnamese female laborers, that was usually a lot of fun. We had a concrete block mill. The only way to get blocks over there was to make them. Supply didn't have them. Can you imagine women standing…

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At 12:51pm on August 13, 2013, David W Asche said…

Hi, Spud.  When you have a double post or one you want to get rid of, move your pointer to the upper right-hand corner and a small "X" will appear.  Click on it and that one post will disappear.  It works on  a lot of  posts and pictures that are on your own page and things you have entered on other sites.

At 9:05pm on August 12, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!

 
 
 

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